Saxophone Lessons in Fairfax, VA

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Maureen W.

10 Reviews
Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 8 to 18
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Maureen W.

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Hi there! I am a classically trained saxophonist with a Masters from Peabody Conservatory and over 16 years of teaching experience. I tailor my lessons based on your interests and skill level, finding pieces you enjoy which challenge you. I can also give you a strong sense of the fundamentals, focusing on intonation, finger technique, vibrato and tone. Looking forward to hearing from you!

About Maureen

Welcome to online saxophone lessons! While studying with me we will focus on practice techniques to develop your speed, vibrato and intonation (one of the most important aspects of a good sound!) For students in grade school, lessons can help your skills in band class and in participation in solo a

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Chet H.
This was our introduction. Maureen took the time to understand what I am interested in. She laid out a vision for how we would proceed with my training and provided. Me with materials to get up and running quickly. As a beginning player and an adult learner, I couldn’t be happier with her.
Linda D.
Elizabeth K.
Maureen was a super great teacher. She was very patient, understanding, and forgiving, even when I made a lot of mistakes.
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Mike P.

Fort Washington, MD
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Jazz Commercial Performance from Towson University
  • Teaches Beginner
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Mike P.

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Having a great time learning the saxophone and learning about how to play it in any context!

About Mike

Hello! My name is Michael Paxton, I am a current senior at Towson University and am eager to teach future young musicians how to play the Saxophone and to even teach them about music in general. I can also provide clarinet and flute lessons as well! I study Jazz Performance at Towson and I gig here

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Dr. Ariana W.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Bachelor of Music, Clarient Performance from Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1995
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Dr. Ariana W.

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Lessons on saxophone that focus on musicality and technique.

About Dr. Ariana

Dr. Ariana W. has been a pioneer of online teaching since 2013, and has an extensive history teaching woodwinds to a wide variety of ages and ability levels. Ariana holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts from the University of California, San Diego and both Bachelor and Master of Music degrees in Perfor

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David F.
Dr. Ariana was a fantastic teacher. She makes learning fun by tailoring music choices to the student. She's also an outstanding communicator and educator who is able to make everything seems easier and more fun. Highly recommended.
David F.
Very knowledgeable, patient, and explains things in a way that's very easy to understand. Highly recommended.
Cara L.
So far I have only had one lesson but it was a great experience and Dr. Ariana was very kind, patient and encouraging. She is fantastic and I am sure will become my best instructor ever!

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Michael M.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Child Psychology from John Tyler Community College
  • Teaching since 1997
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Michael M.

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I've been teaching Saxophone for 15 years and my students have gone on to College, and other performing goals.I use a variety of books from the typical book you would use as a student in a band program to a more advanced method for other players. Each student is different so I try to evolve to meet their specific needs and learning styles. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you! I plan and offer yearly student performances to give students a practical application to their instruction.

About Michael

Hello, My name is Michael and Im excited to meet you! I've been teaching private & Professional lessons since 1997! I love helping students accomplish their goals like, getting into college, hit auditions, and more, but above all I love to inspire the love of Music and Performance Arts! Throug

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Michael K.
Stellar teacher! He really knows his stuff and how to convey it!
Justine
I am an adult who has no experience with any type of instrument and was very nervous and intimidated at first. Then I met with Michael, and though there was a ton of information we had to go through, he really made me feel at ease. He has the knowledge, patience, and understanding I was really looking for in a teacher and I'm so happy I found him!
Holly
With his flexibility and willingness to accommodate us my daughter learned a lot from him. He was a wonderful teacher and a great person to do business with.
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Julie P.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Julie P.

22 Reviews
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I am a Broadway musician with over 20 years of teaching experience. I know that each student learns differently so I use many different teaching methods and musical genres in lessons. I can help you get started on an instrument, improve your current abilities, work on school band and orchestra music, prepare for festival and solo auditions, prepare for college auditions, or just find great enjoyment in playing.

I pack a lot into each lesson making sure we address things such as: posture, theory, accuracy of rhythm, note reading, warm-ups, scales, etudes, solos, musicality, composition, interpretation and technique.

I also specialize in teaching students how to practice so that they can make the most of their practice time and progress as quickly as possible.

About Julie

Julie P. is a NYC woodwind artist with over 20 years of teaching experience. She has performed in many Broadway shows and is currently a member of the West Side Story orchestra. Julie offers the best combination of teaching experience and professional performing experience to provide lessons that a

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Tom
I am an adult, and have had several teachers, and Julie is the best. She is warm and caring and friendly, with a nice sense of humor, and is also businesslike and focused. The lessons are fun, but you don't waste time. Her knowledge of different instruments and different kinds of music is very impressive. When she gives criticism, it's always constructive and thoughtful. She often gives praise when I do well, and the praise is also thoughtful. She gives good suggestions for practice and for working out a problem within the lesson. She treats me like an individual, and appreciates my musical interests, so doesn't try to make me do the same program as everybody else.
Becky
My daugher has been taking piano lessons from Julie for 3 years now. Julie is a wonderful person and a wonderful teacher. She is a brilliant musician and I am so thankful for her calm, clear, kind and patient manner of teaching. She is professional and also makes you feel at home. Julie's encouragement has helped my daughter progress musically and feel more confident with her playing. We adore Julie!
Emily
The absolute best in every way. My kids absolutely love her - and they are learning SO MUCH. I couldn't recommend her more!
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Inigo G.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, Basque
  • Saxophone Performance from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Inigo G.

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I have studied both Classical and Jazz saxophone in Europe and here with some of the best teachers in the world. I completed my Bachelor’s in Performance from Berklee College of Music, where I graduated Summa Cum Laude. In addition, I have a Masters in Music from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University and over 9 years of experience teaching music. Since every student is different and has specific goals, my lessons are carefully prepared so that you can learn in a fast pace!

About Inigo

Inigo has been teaching private lessons since 2004 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home, at his studio, and online. Inigo has helped students learn from the basics of playing the saxophone to successfully audition for college. In addition, he has taught languages (Basque and Spa

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Arben (.
Inigo is wonderful and we are super happy with him.
Shpresa
very knowledgeable, easy to work with, thorough and friendly. I think Benny will learn a lot and is excited to continue his lessons.

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Fairfax, VA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Fairfax is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $179 per hour.
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"My first class was a very pleasant experience, I'm looking forward to my next classes to see how much I learn with Fernando, I'm confident it will be a lot!"
Claudio Martinez
Took Saxophone lessons from Fernando P.
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"Aaron has really inspired my son to pick up the Sax again after a six month hiatus. Aaron pushes him musically and challenges him daily on scale work, music theory and song performance. I could not be happier."
Erica
Took Saxophone lessons from Aaron H.
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"Is a very good teacher he's very patient."
Tara Hodnett
Took Saxophone lessons from Gio A.
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"We had a little trouble with our connection but Lauren is great and very patient. Hopefully we can get all the issues with the connection worked out and we are looking forward to the next class! I think it’s going to help my daughter a lot!"
Maddy
Took Saxophone lessons from Lauren M.
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"My son Kelly loves working with Micheal. Its fun, relaxed and easygoing. He couldn't be happier. Highly recommend!"
Julie
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"I am a local band director and have sent several students over to Max. From absolute beginners to your lead player Max tailors an approach that works for each individual. My students love studying with him!"
Eric
Took Saxophone lessons from Max S.
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"Taking lessons with Aaron was a very enjoyable experience. He has a way of making you discover your natural talents, that you may not know you have. He helps train your jazz ear and increase your jazz improvisation. I enjoyed working with Aaron."
Ryan
Took Saxophone lessons from Aaron H.
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"Crazy, awsome guy. Really enjoys what he is doing and gets you excited about learning to play. Flexible and offers multiple ideas to reach a goal.
Cool guy!"
Jac
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Love Working With Him!

I study jazz saxophone with Imraan once a week. I originally found him through a recommendation from a friend, and was using him to prepare me for the All State NYSSMA auditions in my senior year of high school. The lessons were so helpful that I continued through college... Since then I've improved so much. He understands how to break down complicated information and present it to you in a way that you'll be able to understand and process. He is active in the music community, so you can drop in on a show and see him and one of his bands in action... Worth a visit.

Also, he always has a great selection of music to choose from for you to learn, and a great set of helpful tips and tools that work great for me! Highly recommend!!!!"
Kyle
Took Saxophone lessons from Imraan K.
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"Carter is patient and kind, and immediately helpful - just what a beginning sax student would hope for!"
Ed
Took Saxophone lessons from Carter W.
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